Villers-Bocage tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villers-Bocage: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-Bocage is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region, in the north of France at 24 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Villers-Bocage is 221 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Villers-Bocage include "village d'etape".

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayeux at 22 km and Caen at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villers-Bocage, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villers-Bocage in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Villers-Bocage

Markets in and near Villers-Bocage

Market days in Villers-Bocage: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (7km)
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (11km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Le Molay-Littry: market Thursday (24km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire: market Monday (25km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (26km)
  • Conde-sur-Noireau: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Villers-Bocage, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Villers-Bocage, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villers-Bocage.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (22km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Plantbessin (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Brécy (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Cerisy (21km)
  • Prairie (Caen) (23km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (23km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (24km)
  • Roches de Ham (29km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (33km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (41km)
  • Baie des Veys (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Torigni-sur-Vire (25km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (11km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-Bocage

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14310

Distance to Villers-Bocage

from Caen (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 221 km

from Calais: 274 km

from Nice: 852 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

Villers-Bocage is in the north of France. Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Villers-Bocage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amaye-sur-Seulles, Anctoville, Bauquay, Coulvain, Courvaudon, Epinay-sur-Odon, Landes-sur-Ajon, Le Mesnil-Au-Grain, Longvillers, Maisoncelles-Pelvey, Monts-en-Bessin, Noyers-Bocage, Parfouru-sur-Odon, Saint-Agnan-le-Malherbe, Saint-Georges-d'Aunay, Saint-Germain-d'Ectot, Saint-Louet-sur-Seulles, Tournay-sur-Odon, Tracy-Bocage and Villy-Bocage.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-Bocage